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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology-Instr&Res


Commensurate w/Experience

Faculty position at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Center for Reproductive Health Sciences(CRepHS)

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS) invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Associate Professor (or equivalent). Outstanding individuals working in any area of female reproductive biology (ovarian, oocyte, gamete biology, and early development), or in the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of human reproductive tract disease are encouraged to apply. 


Center for Reproductive Health Sciences was established as a hub for outstanding translational research in women’s and reproductive health at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) under the auspices of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Our mission is to increase and enhance research in reproductive sciences, identify the most critical areas of women’s health research, and facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations to fill in the knowledge gap. We aim to enhance educational opportunities in reproductive sciences and establish a thriving community of reproductive science researchers at Washington University. Our research is enhanced by a highly collaborative environment within the School of Medicine. The Center is well positioned to undergo substantial growth under new leadership. Additional information about the Center can be found at: https://reproductivesciences.wustl.edu/.

Prospective candidates will have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, DVM or equivalent degree.  Applicants should enter the names and contact information for three referees who will write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Application review starts immediately and will continue on a rolling basis. We will offer competitive start-up funding, well-designed laboratory space and access to outstanding core facilities and biorepositories for translational research opportunities.


The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes over 40 full-time faculty members organized in the following divisions: General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound, Family Planning, Basic Science, and Clinical Research. In 2017/2018, the Department was ranked 3rd in NIH funding among all obstetrics and gynecology departments at US medical schools. More information: https://obgyn.wustl.edu/

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN ST. LOUIS: Founded in 1891, WUSM embraces the traditional three missions of teaching, research, and clinical care and has, in recent years, taken increasing responsibility for community engagement, assuring healthcare service across the entire population of the metropolitan region, including people who are historically underserved. The School has 2,263 faculty members and over 7,500 staff. WUSM enrolls approximately 1,400 students and offers nationally recognized master’s and doctoral degree programs in medicine, biomedical research, allied health professions, and clinical and population research. Washington University also operates the nation’s largest MD/PhD program, dedicated to educating the next generation of physician-scientists. The School is unique in having a Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS).The DBBS is a graduate education consortium of the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, and the College of Arts & Sciences. It is among the oldest and largest programs of its kind, and its interdisciplinary, individualized approach serves as a national model. WUSM with extraordinary distinction in the life sciences and biological sciences, was recently ranked fourth in the nation in NIH funding, and leads research globally in a wide range of frontier research arenas across all of its basic science and clinical departments.

Questions should be emailed with the subject header “CREPHS Faculty Search” to Ms. Magdalena Nelson (mdnelson@wustl.edu).

Indira Mysorekar, PhD



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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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